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File #: 160468    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/12/2016 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Amending Title 4 (The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code), Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code), of The Philadelphia Code, by revising signage requirements relating to construction and demolition projects; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: BUILDING CODE
Code sections: SUBCODE "A" - (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16046800.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/28/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/16/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/6/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/6/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/6/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/12/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Title 4 (The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code), Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code), of The Philadelphia Code, by revising signage requirements relating to construction and demolition projects; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:


TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE

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SUBCODE "A" (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)

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CHAPTER 10
WORK SITE PUBLIC SAFETY, WORKER TRAINING IDENTIFICATION, AND SIGNAGE

SECTION A-1001 GENERAL

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A-1001.7 Work site signage:

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A-1001.7.2 Project information panel sign for major buildings: The signs required in this Section shall be constructed of 3/4 inch plywood or sheet metal. The letters on the required signs shall be black on white background, with lettering of at least 1.5 inches in height. The sign shall be prominently posted onsite in an area reasonably likely to draw the attention of persons passing by. A Project Information Panel sign shall be posted at all sites of new construction, structural alteration or demolition of Major Buildings containing the following information:

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[Exception:] Exceptions:

1. A rendering, elevation drawing, or zoning diagram of the building exterior is not required for demolition projects.

2. This subsection A-1001.7.2 shall not apply to new construction, structural alteration or demolition of a one-family or two-family dwelling, unless a project consists of the construction, alteration or demolition of more than two such dwellings.

A-1001.7.3 Project information sign for all other buildings. The signs required in this Section shall be printed by the Department on paper no smaller than 11in. x 17in. The letters on the required sign shall be black on yellow b...

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